Police on Tuesday arrested four members of a family, including 16-year-old twin boys who were allegedly about to travel to Syria to become jihadi fighters, the Interior Ministry said.Those who study the Koran aren't getting education. Otherwise, they wouldn't quit school.
A ministry statement said the parents and their sons were arrested in the northeastern city of Badalona, near Barcelona. The ministry said the four were Moroccan nationals.
The statement said the boys were suspected of planning to travel to Morocco on Tuesday before going to Turkey and finally Syria.
The ministry said authorities believe an older brother joined the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Syria and died last year.
The statement said the twins had left school in Spain to study the Quran in Morocco and were in a process of jihadi radicalization.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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